Vegetable Stew Recipes

Make a meat-free Mediterranean vegetable stew or a more traditional vegetarian stew with these test kitchen-approved recipes.

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Pressure-Cooker Lentil Stew

1 review

This tasty vegetarian stew lets you take a break from meat. Adding the cream at the end gives it a lovely smoother texture. —Michelle Collins, Suffolk Virginia

Pressure-Cooker Manchester Stew

2 reviews

While in college, I studied abroad. A vegetarian at the time, I was pleasantly surprised by how delicious and diverse...


Slow-Cooker Chickpea Tagine

2 reviews

While traveling through Morocco, my wife and I fell in love with the complex flavors of the many tagines we...


Tomato & Garlic Butter Bean Dinner

4 reviews

On the days I get home late and just want a warm meal, I stir together tomatoes, garlic and butter...


Tuscan Portobello Stew

14 reviews

Here’s a healthy one-skillet meal that’s quick and easy to prepare yet elegant enough for company. I often take this...

Mushroom-Bean Bourguignon

4 reviews

In our family, boeuf bourguignon has been a staple for generations. I wanted a meatless alternative. All this dish needs...


African Peanut Sweet Potato Stew

5 reviews

Back when I was in college, my mom made an addicting sweet potato and peanut stew. I shared it with...

Tomato-Garlic Lentil Bowls

4 reviews

An Ethiopian recipe inspired this feel-good dinner that's tangy, creamy and packed with hearty comfort. —Rachael Cushing, Portland, Oregon


Coconut-Ginger Chickpeas & Tomatoes

2 reviews

This is my go-to quick dish. When you add tomatoes, you can also toss in some chopped green peppers (jalapenos,...


Vegetarian Polka Dot Stew

7 reviews

“Here’s a speedy and satisfying version of traditional minestrone soup. The fun polka-dot shapes of the couscous, baby carrots and...


Veg Jambalaya

7 reviews

This flavorful entree uses convenient canned beans in place of the meat—and never lets you leave hungry. —Crystal Jo Bruns,...

Slow-Cooker Ratatouille

11 reviews

Not only does this classic recipe make a phenomenal side dish, you can also serve it with sliced French bread...


Potato-Lentil Stew

12 reviews

Jampacked with veggies, this main-dish soup equals a meal the whole family will love. Serve with a loaf of your...


Chickpea & Potato Curry

5 reviews

I make chana masala, the classic Indian chickpea curry, in my slow cooker. First browning the onion, ginger and garlic...


Quick Italian Veggie Skillet

7 reviews

When you don’t know what to serve, Italian flavors are a good starting point. We combine cannellini and garbanzo beans...


Southern Okra Bean Stew

When this spicy stew's simmering on the stove, my family has a hard time waiting for dinner. It's much like...

Moroccan Vegetable Stew

18 reviews

This fragrant, spicy vegetable stew can be served over couscous or with warm pita bread. Try topping the Moroccan dish...